Junior Commercial Analyst & Operator (only candidates with a valid working permit will be considered)

Ref: TEN-803

Permanent only
Commercial & Strategy
Alkmaar, Netherlands
31/01/22

BASIC ROLE DETAILS

TITLE: Junior Commercial Analyst & Operator
REGION: Alkmaar
DEPARTMENT: Commercial Operations (CMC Ops)
MANAGER: CMC Operations Manager
ROLES REPORTING INTO THE ROLE: n/a

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Together with EBN, an independent company with the Dutch state as its sole shareholder, TAQA has developed Gas Storage Bergermeer, Europe’s most advanced and largest third-party access gas storage facility. TAQA Gas Storage is the entity which is responsible for commercial operations of the gas storages of TAQA in the Netherlands. The Capacity Marketing Company (CMC) is the vehicle to capture the revenues and resulting profits from the Gas Storage Bergermeer (GSB). CMC Operations is a small international team, responsible for the contractual commitments towards our storage customers and steering the physical storage Bergermeer to a commercial optimum. We are looking for a talented Junior Commercial Analyst & Operator to join the CMC Operations team. Due to the nature of the job, no one day is the same There are daily tasks/checks which need to be performed, so there is some structure to a day. It is a fast paced operational environment and we work to strict deadlines to execute either the instructions of our customers or live updates on new physical constraints.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
In this role, you’ll be trained to manage the daily operational process
• Work in close cooperation with the technical operators at the asset
• First point of contact for any ad-hoc operational questions and queries
• Ensure storage customers receive the storage services sold
• REMIT reporting
• Optimise the contracts within physical constraints of the asset
• Executing prompt trading to manage operational imbalances
• Out of hours participate in a on call/stand-by according to roster

JOB DIMENSIONS
Decision-making responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCES AND SKILLS

QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING
Essential
• Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree preferably in technical or financial area

Preferred
• Knowledge in at least one programming language, minimum requirement is expert user of MS Excel

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
Essential
• Analytical mind
• High level of attention to detail
• A proactive approach
• Self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility
• Excellent team working & communication skills
• Ability to process vast quantities of information quickly and to meet strict deadlines

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Customer-service oriented, both externally and internally
• Be able to work within set of procedures but dares to speak up and raise ideas for improvement
• Planning and organizing skills
• Good networking and some negotiating skills to maintain relationships with a range of contacts inside and outside TAQA
• Fluent in English
• Be confident to flag process improvements and challenge things

INTERACTIONS 

INTERNAL INTERACTIONS
• Responsible and key commercial contact for GSB Technical Operators
• First contact for all internal requests concerning the storage services

EXTERNAL INTERACTIONS
Primary contact for
• Storage Customers operational requests
• Trading parties
• The Dutch Transmission Service Operator (GTS)

DETAILS

ESTIMATED START DATE: as soon as possible
WORKING HOURS: full time (38,75 hours a week)
DURATION: Permanent position – starting off with a 1-year TAQA staff contract

Additional Documentation
Junior_Commercial_Analyst_Operator.pdf
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